Member Details

Ruth E. Backes

Precinct: 5
Address: 22 Lessey St #612
Current Member: No
Total Possible Meetings: 74
Actual Meetings Attended: 50
Attendance Percentage: 67.6%

Tally Vote Results

TM Session Article Date Description Vote
2005 Annual TMArticle 192005-05-04Amend zoning bylaw to encourage supplemental apartments.NO
2005 Special TM - Jun 15Article 22005-06-22Appoint ad-hoc subcommittee to study possible uses for Hobart/Rolling Ridge land.YES
2005 Special TM - Jun 15Article 12005-06-22Reconsider article to rescind action to appropriate money for Plum Brook fields.YES
2005 Fall TMArticle 72005-11-02Transfer Wentworth Farm land to Conservation Commission.YES
2005 Fall TMArticle 102005-11-03Appropriate $20K to transportation component of Master Plan.NO
2006 Annual TMArticle 122006-05-01Continue giving all town boards and committees Special Municipal Employee status.NO
2006 Annual TMArticle 222006-05-15Rezone a South East Street parcel to prevent condo development.YES
2006 Annual TMArticle 262006-05-22Reduce the proposed spending on Public Safety by $28,000.NO
2006 Annual TMArticle 262006-05-24Appropriate $8,029,047 for Public Safety spending in FY07.YES
2006 Annual TMArticle 262006-05-24Appropriate $5,324,392 for General Government spending in FY07.YES
2006 Annual TMArticle 262006-05-30Appropriate $1,831,363 for Community Services spending in FY07 - higher amount.YES
2006 Annual TMArticle 262006-06-07Appropriate extra $90,000 to the Transportation Enterprise Fund.YES
2006 Special TM - Nov 1Article 12006-11-01Motion to dismiss the Darfur genocide article.NO
2006 Special TM - Nov 1Article 22006-11-01Send message seeking withdrawal of troops and end to military action in Iraq.YES
2006 Special TM - Nov 1Article 32006-11-01Motion to dismiss the article opposing military force in Iran.NO
2006 Special TM - Nov 1Article 42006-11-01Send message seeking impeachment of Bush and Cheney.YES
2007 Annual TMArticle 172007-05-23Budget - Public Safety - Increase by $100KNO
2007 Annual TMArticle 172007-05-31Budget - Plan, Cons, Inspect - SB increase by $12KYES
2007 Annual TMArticle 172007-05-31Budget - Comm. Service - BenEzra increase by $117KYES
2007 Annual TMArticle 172007-05-31Budget - Comm. Service - CDC increase by $89KYES
2007 Annual TMArticle 172007-05-31Budget - Comm. Service - SB increase by $41KYES
2007 Annual TMArticle 172007-06-06Budget - Comm. Service - Pools - SB increase by $71KYES
2007 Annual TMArticle 172007-06-11Motion to reconsider appropriation for PoolsYES
2007 Annual TMArticle 172007-06-11Reconsidered - Budget - Comm. Service - Pools - SB increase by $71KYES
2007 Annual TMArticle 172007-06-11Reconsidered - Budget - Comm. Service - Pools - Oldham increase by $59KYES
2007 Annual TMArticle 172007-06-13Budget - Library - Oldham increase by $19KYES
2007 Annual TMArticle 332007-06-20Night Sky - SB motion to refer to Town ManagerYES
2007 Annual TMArticle 332007-06-20Night Sky - Main MotionNO
2008 Annual TMArticle 122008-04-30Budget - Plan, Cons, Inspect - FC AmountYES
2008 Annual TMProcedural2008-05-05Procedural - Delay consideration of school budgetsYES
2008 Annual TMArticle 122008-05-12Budget - Library - BenEzra increase by $11KYES
2008 Annual TMArticle 122008-05-21Procedural - Call question on motion to postpone consideration of school budgetsNO
2008 Annual TMArticle 122008-05-21Procedural - Delay consideration of school budgets until 5/28/08YES
2008 Annual TMArticle 242008-05-28Increase CPA surcharge to 3%YES
2008 Annual TMArticle 402008-05-28Nuisance House bylawYES


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